Slide into Fall


Every Arizonan knows well the struggle of transitioning from Summer to Fall here… it’s not unusual for it to be a bit frosty in the morning, blazing hot mid-day, only to return to chilly after sunset. This can make outfitting for a long day a real hassle. The good news is that there are many flexible […]

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Yoga Flow at Practical Art


Feeling a little stressed? Needing a little relaxation & positive energy? Feel Good Flow Yoga might be just what you need! Put on by The Yoga Party AZ, and hosted by Practical Art, the Feel Good Flow event is all about fun!  The class is led by Ashley, “who fuses her knowledge of alignment with a mindful […]

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Blog Giveaway: Hustle Mama wraps


One of our most popular items at Frances are the adorable Mason Jars & various interchangable sleeves from local creative Hustle Mama! Can we just say how much we adore these new cacti designs?! Lesser known is that Hustle Mama also makes little Sandwich and snack wraps! Being an eco-friendly snacker has never been easier (or cuter!)  In a world […]

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Medlock Plaza

Medlock Plaza: The Clutter House


If you haven’t checked out our neighbors over at The Clutter House, you should definitely wander in some time! They are incredibly nice and  offer an ever changing mix of unique goods for your home and garden. From furniture, to textiles, to garden planters, they have a little something for everyone, all lifestyle merchandised in […]

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Frances Jane

Meet Jane!


If you have ever been to Frances, odds are real good that you have met and been helped by Jane! She has been with Frances since the very beginning, adding her kindness and creativity to every interaction and display she is involved in. She is truly a special part of Frances and our team, and we are […]

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Kaycee’s hype list!


It’s always fun to check in with our staff and see what’s got them excited these days… and Kaycee did not disappoint! Share your new favorites with us in the comments section below. BRANDS:  TRENDS: 1. The love for all things cactus makes me happy! 2. GOLD Baby!! Give me all the gold jewelry! 3. Effortless […]

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Frances Labor Day

Labor Day Weekend!


Labor Day is a chance to celebrate yourself and all the hard work you do! Whether you prefer to sit back and relax, hit the town, or escape the city for a few days, there’s no limit to how you can maximally enjoy your hard earned vacation! Here are some ideas & we’d love to hear yours!! SIT […]

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Meet Selina!


Name: Selina Hometown: Moorpark, CA Time at Frances: 6 months Hidden Skills: Photography, Scrapbooking, and Interior Decorating What are you reading?: Lonely Planet Thailand (Travel Guide) (available at Changing Hands) Favorite neighborhood hang out: Downtown, on Washington Street Little known fact: I’m obsessed with goats & miniature pigs (oink!) and I am a travel bug. […]

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Meet Kaila!


Name: Kaila Nickname: Some people call me KK, but my mom calls me Bunky!  Hometime: Phoenix native! Length of time at Frances: 1.5 years Hidden Talent: I can touch my nose with my tongue What I’m currently reading: Grey… totally embarrassing but I actually like the 50 Shades of Grey series. Most visited neighborhood hang […]

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